Archive - Feb 2011 - News

February 16th

Beat the Winter Blues this Saturday

The Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan is holding a fundraiser this Saturday that has a little something for just about everyone to enjoy. Shelter Executive Director Cel Hope explains that the “Beat the Winter Blues” event has no shortage of activities.

SCC; CWC Hopeful on Budget Amendment Request

News remains hopeful for those requesting a $10 million amendment to the Wyoming Supplemental Budget from Sheridan College and Central Wyoming College in Riverton. Sheridan College President, Dr.

Representative Berger on Budget Update

Wyoming lawmakers began debate on the 2011 Supplemental Budget earlier this week, and Representative Rosie Berger says that for a conservative body, forty amendments to the $215 million Supplemental Budget came before legislators Tuesday. She says that it took 45 minutes just to debate a $20,000 amendment to a state directory.

Wyoming Water Supply Outlook

The Wyoming Water Supply Outlook for February has been issued, and James Fahey is a Hydrologist with the Wyoming office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, or NOAA, discusses how all the state's rivers are at 80% or well above average.

City Council Changes Meeting Times After Spat

The Buffalo City Council passed Ordinance No. 1344 on third reading to change the time of the council meetings but only after a mild spat between council members.

New School May Be in Buffalo's Near Future

The Board of Directors for Johnson County School District No. 1 held their regular meeting Monday night, and the board was given good news from a number of sources.

February 15th

The Power of Renewable Energy

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Geared towards folks interested in small renewable energy systems, over 60 people attended an informational forum called “Renewable Energy for the Farm, Ranch, and Home,” Tuesday night at Sheridan College.

Wind Tower Manufacturing Facility Coming to Wyoming

At a media conference Tuesday, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead announced that Gestamp Renewables and the Worthington Energy Group, a subsidiary of Worthington Industries, Inc., will be building a wind tower manufacturing facility Wyoming.

Commissioners Approve Special Invitation

Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue went before the Sheridan County Commissioners Tuesday to seek their approval to hold a spay/neuter event this spring.

Hospital Receives Radiology Equipment Donation

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation announced Tuesday that the hospital has received and equipment donation from Dr. Robert Stears from Billings. Hospital Foundation Executive Director Ada Kirven says that this is a very much appreciated donation.